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Customize Your Linden Home With Our New Control Panel

by Linden on ‎03-03-2010 01:28 PM

If you have a Linden Home you have probably noticed a control panel cunningly placed on an inside wall of your house. Today these panels will be enabled, allowing the home owner to use the Linden Home Control Panel -- a web page that you can use to configure various  aspects of your Linden Home.

Since the launch of  Linden Homes on February 17, we've seen nearly 13,000 people take up residence in a Linden Home. The response we've seen to the program so far has been beyond even our expectations, leading us to double the  number of homes that we originally made available. And there are more to come! Our early homeowners love having a home base from which to explore the online world, and a safe, private place to entertain and  socialize -- all for no additional cost beyond a premium membership.

One  piece of early feedback we got from a large number of Residents was the  desire to be able to customize their houses more. Partly in response to  that feedback, we've now turned on our Control Panel feature, giving you a range of options for making your home your own.

The exact changes you can make will vary depending on which house you have, but will include features like lighting, curtains, and texture choices for the various surfaces of your  home. Want a different roof texture? Just click! Need to change the  color of the living room wall? Click again! We're hoping that the Control Panel will evolve over time to give you ever more functionality, but to begin with we need to test the basics -- hence this is a Beta. If you have any problems using it, please do let us know.

For full instructions on using the Linden Home Control Panel, click here.

Once the Beta period is over, and the  Control Panels are proven to be working reliably, we will work on packaging up these scripts and explaining how they work so that  Residents can take advantage of the technologies we have developed for this project in their own homes and estates, and no doubt extend them in ways that we haven't even dreamed!

Lastly, as promised, the base textures for  the various themes will be made available to all Residents today. At each of the different Hub areas you will find a box of textures for that theme, so if you want the Elderglen textures, please visit the  Elderglen Hub! Texture kiosks for each theme are available at the following SLurls:

We look forward to seeing what you come up with, and finding more ways to help you settle into Second Life. Welcome Home!

by Honored Resident Oliver Szondi
on ‎03-03-2010 01:48 PM

Nice one

by Member Sera Lok
on ‎03-03-2010 01:57 PM

Yay, thanks for the textures.

by New Resident Savannah Chun
on ‎03-03-2010 02:01 PM

I got my new home on the very first day and the new features now available will make me love my place even more...

Thank you so much.


by Recognized Member Dekka Raymaker
on ‎03-03-2010 02:05 PM

Glad you got this sorted much faster than I expected you to, will go in world now and tinker.

By the way, don't click the demolition button.

<a href="" title="demolition_004 by Dekka Raymaker, on Flickr"><img src="" width="1000" height="800" alt="demolition_004" /></a>

Damn I can't even do a link correctly

by Honored Resident Kaylee Romano
on ‎03-03-2010 02:09 PM

I get a web site with nothing on it.

by Member Phil Deakins
on ‎03-03-2010 02:57 PM

I've never seen such a stupid system! Setting lights and curtains in a webpage is the most ridiculous idea anyone ever came up with for stuff like this. We want to turn lights on and off with a click, make the windows opaque or not, preferbaly by degrees, turn the fire on and off, and stuff like that on clicks - not by setting stuff in a webpage - it's totally ridiculous and very disheartening!

by Recognized Member Dekka Raymaker
on ‎03-03-2010 03:02 PM

Phil, you can actually turn the lights and the fire off by just clicking them, you don't need the web page to do this.

I guess the web page comes in handy if you've just logged out of SL and remembered you've left them on

by Recognized Resident MaxMillion Carling
on ‎03-03-2010 03:07 PM

First of all great job on the control panel extremely easy to use.

But i miss windows tint in the build would be nice to be able to have black windows at least on outside, maybe on next house control update it would be added.


by Honored Resident Morgain McMillan
on ‎03-03-2010 03:24 PM

Just read this Block nd went straight inworld to see how the changes would look on our Home. My Partner and I wanted tinted Windws cus it does not only save you Prims for the Curtains, no it also akes People impossible to see in. Of course they can still cam in and we all know it is easy to do that. Also a thing I loved was the Door locking so I could now drop the Access List/Ban Line around our House.

Great new Feature Lindens and may I take this Post here to also say thanks for the fast Reply on the Live Chat and for giving us both a new HOme afte we lost our Land due to RL Money Reasons.

by Honored Resident Rinaldo Debevec
on ‎03-03-2010 03:29 PM

It WORKS!  Very impressive

A little bit strange to  be setting parameters for objects in world via a web page,  that is a big change.  For convenience would be nice to have some basic functions (e.g. the window tint as mentioned by MaxMillion) directly updateable in in-world,  like window tinters we use now.  But overall we will have a much greater and richer ability to set the parameters via web page instead of the highly limited lsl based menus.  I like it!

by Member Phil Deakins
on ‎03-03-2010 03:47 PM

Ah. I didn't know that, Dekka. Clicking the lights on/off is fine. The fire doesn't matter because there are hardly any noticeable flames anyway. But curtains closed or open (visible or invisible) is a ridiculous thing the put in a webpage - even if the webpage was reasonably speedy to load, which it isn't - it's *very* slow.

by Member Toy LaFollette
on ‎03-03-2010 04:03 PM

Thanks Jack its appreciated!

by Member Darien Caldwell
on ‎03-03-2010 04:13 PM

I think they made it web enabled to start getting people used to the idea, since soon scripts won't be able to do much work. Between the coming script limits, and the fact that now all Full regions are being hosted 8 to a server instead of 4, the ability for scripts to do anything useful is fast dwindling.

I would really like to hear the reasoning behind doubling the number of sims per server. The reduction in CPU time per sim is quite alarming.

by Member Aquarius Paravane
on ‎03-03-2010 04:18 PM

It worked. Comments on Linden Home compared to standard offerings of mainland landlords:

- why do we have to go to a web page to do this, when it's possible in-world?

- no instructions for door locks - presumably the fact that the owner can still open the locked door is as designed?

- window and door options for my home still don't provide a fully opaque exterior

- there is no chat privacy in a 512; if voice chat can be limited to a parcel, this should also be possible for text chat.

I'd also be interested in hearing how many of the people who snapped up Linden Homes are existing landowners with a spare 512sqm...

by Honored Resident Tyee Maximus
on ‎03-03-2010 04:29 PM

Darien, what is the source of your comment "now all Full regions are being hosted 8 to a server instead of 4"?

by Honored Resident Bryon Ruxton
on ‎03-03-2010 04:44 PM

The map make those continents look like "One size fits all" commie land...

If you are a communist or socialist, you'll love the Linden homes. If you are a libertarian or republican, you'll love unregulated semi-anarchy rule that is mainland. And if you are a moderate, you are probably better off with mainland rentals or estates that fit your interests.

Sorry for the clichés. That notion just came to me while looking at the map. I find it amusing.

by Member Darien Caldwell
on ‎03-03-2010 06:10 PM

A resident, Tyche Sheperd, has been conducting surveys of the grid for many years now. She reported a couple weeks ago that her survey had detected that LL had started piling Mainland sims 8 to a server instead of the usual 4. This was something myself and others had already begun to suspect, due to the sudden reduction in available spare time on sims without any usual cause (no change to the # of scripts or avatars in the sim).

It has since been verified by independent investigations, and by Jack Linden at his office hours, that this is true. It's also been found that Private Estates are also being stacked 8 to a server now as well.  Unfortunately, Due to LL's rules, I can't give you the Link to where this was revealed and discussed. However, I can give you a link to a JIRA entry relating to this which may prove enlightening.  Or you could ask me in-world.

And LL, we want answers.

by Honored Resident Cynianne Hellershanks
on ‎03-03-2010 07:55 PM

Phil is right to complain, I got a Linden home too, and find it ridiculously poorly built and scripted for the cost. But its FREE! *Gasp*! Isnt it?

To have a "Free" Linden home you must pay for a premium account at 9.95 US monthly. Today that is 2499L$ at the current exchange rate. For 117 prim in a ghetto of the same homes. That works out to 21.39L$ per prim available. The ad photos lie, too,  there is no mountains with my Free Chalet. Its row after row of other chalets. No privacy at all. The house itself is way over primmed in build and has lag monster scripts all through it that have been banned on our sim for quite some time.

The concierge staff tell us that a sim that runs with under 10.00 or 12.00 spare time are poorly run, but my Free home sim runs at around 3.00 when no one is there but me. All of these homes running all of these high time scripts from the very company that will restrict us on our usage coming soon. They dont even know how to build a house efficiently. The lag is like January molasses. Who's idea was this?

I personally live on an estate sim 8096m parcel with 1874 prim available to me. My prim/L$ rate is 8.538 per prim. And this sim is no profit driven, we just pay the bills, so smaller parcels pay the same rate. Even if I figure in my premium account cost, the prim/L$ rate is 10.34 L$ per prim. We manage script time on the residents and teach them how to manage their avatars so we have the best we can get in low lag, given we cannot control which script suckers we get attached to on the server lottery.

I got the Chalet as an experiment to see just what LL current regime could do and I must say, I am appalled. My friends got other LL homes on the other sims and they are just as bad or worse.

So the noobs jumping all over this great offer? You have been marketed a sorry bill of goods.

Lindens, I am sorely disappointed in your ability to provide a quality environment and not take advantage of the noobs, which this project was suppose to do.

by Member Aquarius Paravane
on ‎03-03-2010 08:38 PM

Don't forget the stipend in your cost calculations.

by Honored Resident Cynianne Hellershanks
on ‎03-03-2010 08:46 PM

Thank you Aquarius. With then 300 per week stipend included the LL home prim/L$ rent rate is 11.10, still higher than a very well provided estate plot with more freedom and wwaaaayyyyy less lag.

by Recognized Resident Silas Somersley
on ‎03-03-2010 10:53 PM

I'd still rather have my own plot of land that is not subject to the whims of some random estate owner that can kick me out or up and leave without any warning at all.

As for lag - I've not experienced any and I love my Linden Home and the way that the entire sim has been carefully created.

Sorry but your post was a bit insulting towards new residents by implying they have to be stupid to fall for a scam. There is no scam - it's just the way some cynical people read the pages.

The bottom line is Linden Homes are 512 sq m and that's all you have - it can't increase. When people outgrow that then they have the choice of increasing their own land ownership and moving to the mainland or taking a risk and throwing their lot in with an estate and I hope to god that they reasearch the owners beforehand in order to avoid the problems I have heard of from close friends - they have convinced me NEVER to rent a home on an estate.

Now as for the home controls....

They are great - not perfect but they are still being worked on (like the rest of SL).

Personally I'd like to see the following additions....

  1. Permission lists for doors (I want to allow my partner to open my own front door)
  2. More changes to the actual wall texture of the wizards retreat - by that I mean totally different kinds of stone. Lets see some marble, dark granite and that sort of thing.
  3. A door on the wizards retreat that is wooden - that swirling vortex does look neat but a good old sturdy oak door would withstand trolls a lot better.
by Member Gavin Hird
on ‎03-03-2010 11:17 PM

Now you have made the textures available, it would be really nice if the trees developed for the area would be available in the Library for everyone too.

Some of the original Linden trees have a rather "plastic" appearance, so providing new trees sure could contribute to renew landscapes and make mainland look prettier.

by Honored Resident Spencer Ordinary
on ‎03-03-2010 11:47 PM

Just in case someone else has expereienced this, how do I stop my house from flashing?

For some reason the house prims are flashing on/off and it's like those flickering fluorescent lights.

I just relogged and the prob remains.

by Recognized Member Dekka Raymaker
on ‎03-04-2010 02:10 AM

a couple of ways to stop flashing or reduce it, click the main indoor lights and switch them off, click the fire and switch it off, go to the website and turn off exterior lights, then you have to hope your nieghbors are't using a secondary light near to your wall that is causing the flashing.

by New Resident Savannah Chun
on ‎03-04-2010 04:13 AM

I can only agree here. I am fairly new to SL and I really like the Linden Home offering.

I would not want to place my home on the land of some estate owner, furnish it nicely, start to really like it and feel home - just to log in one day and find out that it is gone without a warning.


by Honored Resident Cynianne Hellershanks
on ‎03-04-2010 04:37 AM

Silas, my intent was to scold the Lindens, not insult the new residents. There was a big brouhaha about land owners ripping off new residents or those who were unaware you can check who owns the land before paying. This is not the implication of stupidity, it is a statement of their ignorance. There are many, many great landowners in SL in relation to the relatively few rip off artists. BTW, rip off artists exist everywhere. The existence of the 512 included in a premium account is not new, it always has been, LLR just didn't make enough available. Now they are competing with legitimate, honest land owners instead of addressing the problem of the rip off artists - could be easily solved by banning by payment method instead of IP address.

The lag isnt going to get any better, and all those unneeded blingy scripts, such as your swirly door, on the no mod homes will be included in your script time limits when they are implimented. LLR went for impressive to those who don't know better, not practical building methods, which sort of implies that LLR doesn't know these blingy scripts are a big part of the problem. One of these days I am going to wander the chalet ghetto and count the houses. I know what average script times are on these scripts, and so will do the math and figure out just how much personal script time will be left over for our personal objects. My chalet is 60 prim - utterly overbuilt, I would have used half the prim and given the spares to the resident for furnishing.

As far as cynical, yes. I am. I do my research, I educate myself, I understand the workings of sl and its proper management, and I attend office hours and read the minutes when I can't. And to be honest, LLR is not willing to solve the core problems and are instead falsely inflating the assets of LLR by increasing numbers of avs who are registered, but not deducting abandoned accounts.

As far as permissions on the doors - Create a group for you, your partner and your friends with yourself as owner, and donate the land to your group. Then set land permissions to group only.

by Linden
on ‎03-04-2010 05:36 AM

Thanks for the comments so far.. a few additional comments from me..

As mentioned in the post above, this is very much a Beta and we know there are a few rough edges here and there. But we wanted to get it out there and being used so that we can better understand what remains to be improved. Ideas for additional features are very welcome! We plan to continue to add features to the Control Panel over time.

A few of the Linden Home regions had a performance dip that we are addressing - we are watching the performance on these regions very carefully and will make changes as needed to ensure that performance is good.

by Honored Resident Cynianne Hellershanks
on ‎03-04-2010 06:25 AM

Thats good to know, Jack, as  I thought this would be a good opportunity for LLR to showcase proper use of low use scripting, low prim building techniques and good textures applied well. I was completely unaware this was a Beta until today. In fact, I went back and reread all the blogs about Linden homes and this is the first mention made of Beta.

There is indeed much room for improvement in the Linden Homes, though I cannot figure out how you can make these improvements since the project is already launched and residents moved in. Eliminating the use of particle based flame and swing/rotation door scripts would go a long way toward reducing overall resource usage on these sims. Better textures using better application techniques would improve the appearance.

CORRECTION ON MY EARLIER STATEMENT: Silas, after visiting my Linden Home this morning, I find that the land cannot be deeded to group, so that is not a solution to your privacy issue. Sorry, go back to Jack for an answer there. Locking doors don't help anyway, because anyone can cam in and sit on something and be inside whenever they want. Tell your partner to cam in and sit on something.

by New Resident Savannah Chun
on ‎03-04-2010 06:47 AM

Hi, just wanted to say that only the control panel is a beta. Linden Homes came out of beta and were officially launched on Feb 17th.


by Recognized Resident Moon Narstrom
on ‎03-04-2010 06:59 AM

So far, my new Linden Home has been a blessing. I just love logging in to my own spot rather than wherever I was last. I spent a lot of time decorating and putting up window drapes and blinds.  With the new system. some of that now seems redundant.  But, you know what, the time I spent picking stuff, trying stuff, and working with objects for size and color has been an invaluable learning experience.  I can't wait to start working with the new controls although I'm still going to try and build some nice stained glass for some of the windows.

I haven't noticed problems with scripting but I don't know what everybody else is using.  As far as rez time goes, that has only been effected by changing to my Emerald viewer.

Since I haven't started yet, it's wrong to point out problems but it seems that I will not be able to tint my windows off and on in-world.  I can live with that.

Thanks to Linden Labs for making this work.

by Resident Hadley Metaluna
on ‎03-04-2010 07:59 AM

I moved in as soon as I was able, and haven't regretted it.  I'm glad to have a little spot that I know will always be mine, even if I can't pay more money for tier or rent or whatever.

I would like to have the option to swap my choice of house out for a different build, using the same land - just a 'build replacement' or something - even if limited to the same 'type' (ie, Hobbit home for Wizard home for whatever, or tall Japanese style for short Japanese style for whatever).

I like the option to change colors, but agree with the above - I'd like to be able to swap out the swirly thing in the wizard home for actual curtains or something opaque.

If chat options could be limited to parcel, that would be nifty as well, though I suspect that's a lot more work than it's worth.

by Honored Resident Bec Sadofsky
on ‎03-04-2010 08:17 AM

So far I like the home we have.  It has been fun decorating it and being more prim aware.  The control feature would be great if another person could use it.  But hey it is great so far.

by Honored Resident Aribeth Zelin
on ‎03-04-2010 09:09 AM

Okay - I've got two premium accounts, both with linden homes.  Both are in different areas, one the kind of elven one, the other the asian area.  Neither home has lights, nor curtains, nor fireplaces, which is odd, since one of my homes is a wizard tower.  I don't know about the other homes, but both of mine are strictly one room, with very limited efficiency.  Last night, with -1- prim rezzed in my house, I was told I'd exceeded my prim limit.

I suppose the worst of it is, I feel insulted - not by the house, but by the book 'free gift' they gave us.  I'm a builder - I can build a house with two floors at about 15 prims.  A few lights at a couple-3 more prims, some furniture, curtains, etc.  Think I made a furnished home that was at most 40 prims?

My empty Linden home is 87 prims.

Don't get me wrong, I like my home - it provides me with a more or less private place to work on designs, or script.  And its nice those 87 prims don't count, except wait...

I have a character that's rather ancient, who has a mainland plot - 512, just like linden homes, and with 234 prims.  My Linden home only has 117 total prim allowance.

Also, why are so many of my house's prims underground?  Did I get jipped for taking a fantasy house?  Afterall, no built in lights, no curtains, a door that is semi-transparent.  Barely room for more than a bed - my apartment in my RP sim is bigger and better laid out.

So, not only is my house horribly ineffiecient, the whole plot giving me fewer prims, even allowing for the 87 for the house, less freedom to use it how I'd like, for example, can't put a shop in my house, but then I'm insulted with the idea that '-hey- you can't build as good as we can' except, you know, I can.

by Recognized Resident Darek Deluca
on ‎03-04-2010 09:19 AM


The brown roof textures for Abbots Haven are mixed up with the sculpty textures.  Very colorful though.

by Member Abigail Merlin
on ‎03-04-2010 09:20 AM

I have a character that's rather ancient, who has a mainland plot - 512, just like linden homes, and with 234 prims.  My Linden home only has 117 total prim allowance.

That 234 prims 512 sqm plot is double prim, it is rare rather then the norm so you should count yourself lucky you got a double prim plot, those sell for a lot of L$.

I'll check the panel and see if what I can change and hope I don't crash from the awerfull lag in my sim, I have to turn draw distance down to below 96 m to be even able to turn around.

by Honored Resident Aribeth Zelin
on ‎03-04-2010 09:46 AM

Oh - that would explain that, then - and thank you for clarifying.  Explains the math too.

by New Resident Geoffrey Macbeth
on ‎03-04-2010 10:38 AM

So let's just say that maybe I am at work and can't get on to SL to check out the brand new control panel. What are my biggest surprises going to be (both good and bad) when I get home and try it out in my Meadowbrook home?

by Honored Resident Cynianne Hellershanks
on ‎03-04-2010 11:10 AM

No surprises at all, Geoffrey. I flew all over the Meadowbrook development today. Tried out my control panel and still wish I could rebuild and texture it myself, the textures are cheap looking and out of scale. Molasses thick lag. Wait, one nice thing, the ability to turn off the particle flame in the fireplace. I wish I could remover the script altogether. I replaced it with a nice animated flame prim. Looks much better. And puts me at exactly 117 prim.

Aribeth, the reason the foundation prims go so far into the ground is so they don't need to mod the  houses to adapt to terrain. Fly around, find one on a hillside and check the prims there. The undergrounds are just big solid cubes, not adding to the prim count.

BloodShadow Family Retreat - we leave the door unlocked, and are mostly nice to visitors.

by Recognized Member WADE1 Jya
on ‎03-04-2010 11:12 AM

Yeah!  This is a great idea!  I'd love to see some new trees  

by Recognized Resident Bjorn Nordlicht
on ‎03-04-2010 11:41 AM

Don't forget about shared media in the new Viewer 2.0!  I expect web-based control panels will become very popular now in SL, because they will only require one prim and have more features than a scripted menu ever could.  Lights of course can be touched on/off, but more complicated options will become easier to set via the web.  You could even wear your "control prim", on the HUD.

Coincidence that LL is releasing both of these at the same time?  Maybe not:

by Honored Resident Angus Mesmer
on ‎03-04-2010 03:21 PM

I expect web-based control panels will become very popular now in SL, because they will only require one prim and have more features than a scripted menu ever could.

Though of course that implies that people making those scripted items with web bits rent some server space. And might have to learn programming languages other than LSL.

by Honored Resident Spencer Ordinary
on ‎03-04-2010 04:44 PM

Hi Dekka, thanks for the help and I'm happy to report my house isn't possessed...phew...but yes it is a neighbour using a secondary light source.

by Honored Resident Hiro Pendragon
on ‎03-04-2010 04:48 PM

So Linden Lab is moving from being in the land business to being in the customizable pre-fab business, eh?

by Member RockAndRoll Michigan
on ‎03-04-2010 05:39 PM

Thanks for the comments so far.. a few additional comments from me..

As mentioned in the post above, this is very much a Beta and we know there are a few rough edges here and there. But we wanted to get it out there and being used so that we can better understand what remains to be improved. Ideas for additional features are very welcome! We plan to continue to add features to the Control Panel over time.

A few of the Linden Home regions had a performance dip that we are addressing - we are watching the performance on these regions very carefully and will make changes as needed to ensure that performance is good.

Jack, I don't have one of these homes, but I have taken a long, hard look at them. At this point they really don't meet my needs so I'm not getting one.

That being said, however, I know one thing that would certainly stand quite a bit of improving, after the introduction of this new control panel. On the surface it is a good idea but it has one major flaw.

Second Life is a vital, three-dimensional world. The Web is two-dimensional, and it is not in any way, shape or form, part of Second Life, even if you are at the Linden Lab website. Having a control panel take your residents out of this 3-D world to the flat, lifeless Web is not the best solution for controlling these homes. First off the scripts have to always be listening for anything to actually come in through that website, especially if changes can be made without first clicking the control panel. Secondly there's the fact that it pulls your residents off to another world called the Web.

It would be far better to just pull up a blue menu with choices of what you want to change, leading to further submenus, with links back to higher level menus, and ultimately a quit button to make it stop listening for input. I can script that up if the moles can't. Couple that with llMessageLinked (these houses are linked together right?) and it is a nice low-lag method for controlling the home without having to do anything outside of Second Life.

by Honored Resident Rinaldo Debevec
on ‎03-04-2010 06:14 PM

I was thinking the same thing too Rock ... about how going to a 2D web browser to update the house takes the user out of the 3D world,  and how this could spoil the experience of being in a virtual world.  But then I  remembered that web media on a prim is also in beta test right now,  in Viewer 2.0.  So the control panel web page CAN BE ON A PRIM FACE.   IT's going to be great !!!!  We are on the verge of amazing advancements in SL!

by Honored Resident Sierra Leirdrow
on ‎03-04-2010 06:36 PM

I had fun with the new control panel last night and am thrilled with my house in Meadowbrook and the concept in general.  Have lots of cool low prim furnishings with 30 prims to spare! Maybe the Linden Home doesn't suit everyone's needs, but for me it is working (newer user without preconceived expectations).

Only thing I found with the Beta panel is using with the SL Beta Viewer and Chrome browser caused the first texture change to tank and froze the computer (too many Betas and unsupported variables I guess). When I used IE and non-Beta viewer, the panel worked great. 

by Honored Resident Keyya Ferina
on ‎03-04-2010 08:40 PM

Love the premium homes,just hate the low prims that it has to offer.There are too many trees in the Meadowbrook area.So far i have had no problem with lag,but my lights are not working.Wonder whats up with that???Everything else is fine,but the lights.

by Member Yoshi Zhangsun
on ‎03-04-2010 11:04 PM

What happened to these being a basic starting point to encourage newbies to move up to bigger land?
Glad I'm not in the rental estate business..

by Member Gavin Hird
on ‎03-05-2010 12:38 AM

The irony is that I am most likely to tier down half a sim given the little time I spend "at home", a Linden home is quite sufficient. I wonder how many others will shed their land and tier down.

by Honored Resident Morgain McMillan
on ‎03-05-2010 01:12 AM

Hi all,

got a question about the free avalible Textures from the other Themes:

If your have, lets say, a Meadowbrook Home and you go to the other Themes Infohubs, lets say the japanese one, and get the Textures there which are free to get, and then want to texture your Meadowbrook Home with them how do you do that? Cus the Home as such is no mod so how can I appley the Textures from the other Themes to my Home?

Best Wishes